The ever-popular Ibanez Exotic Wood Series is the blend of exotic tonewoods and creative design to coalesce to produce instruments of rich, balanced tone and unique beauty.The AEW51NT is an EW body acoustic-electric made with a spruce top, artfully combining rosewood, spalted maple and walnut on the back and sides. Electronics on the AEW51NT includ... Click To Read More About This Product
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The ever-popular Ibanez Exotic Wood Series is the blend of exotic tonewoods and creative design to coalesce to produce instruments of rich, balanced tone and unique beauty.
The AEW51NT is an EW body acoustic-electric made with a spruce top, artfully combining rosewood, spalted maple and walnut on the back and sides.
Electronics on the AEW51NT include a Fishman Sonicore pickup and an AEQ-SP2 preamp for complete tone control, 1/4” and XLR outputs, plus an onboard tuner for quick, discreet tuning. Other features include chrome die-cast tuners with black knobs, a rosewood fretboard and bridge, and Ibanez Advantage Bridge Pins for improved tuning stability. This beautiful instrument is finished off with maple body binding, a rosewood/spalted maple rosette and a high gloss natural finish.
Rosewood/spalted maple/walnut back and sides
Rosewood/spalted maple rosette
Maple body binding
Chrome die-cast tuners with black knobs
Fishman Sonicore Pickup
AEQ-SP2 Preamp with onboard tuner
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Comments about Ibanez AEW51 Exotic Wood Acoustic-Electric Guitar:
Shopping for a new guitar is a very personal thing. Despite manufacturer's claims and the reviews of others, we usually do well to find a guitar that looks, feels, and sounds right to *us*. For me, the Ibanez AEW51NT is that guitar. First, I wanted a guitar that was acoustic/electric. This guitar is certainly that, even having an XLR output so that it can be plugged into a mixing board. Second, I wanted a thinner body guitar, not a full-size dreadnought. Nothing beats the full-bodied sound of a dreadnought, but I wanted something more comfortable. This guitar is thinner and narrower than a dreadnought. The thinner body means less bass unamplified, but that is fine as I use it mainly for finger-style. Third, I wanted a guitar that, let's face it, looks good. The tri-color on this model is awesome! And it has a fairly thick gloss finish that gives the guitar more durability and less susceptibility to environmental changes. A few closing thoughts: This guitar came with a great action. I didn't have to tweak the neck or anything. It looks wonderful. It's comfortable to play. It sounds great. I didn't care for the factory strings however, so I changed them out. For the cost of this guitar, Ibanez gives a great "bang for the buck." And I caught it on a good enough sale that I can afford to get a hard case for it. A great guitar for me – personally.
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